High School Media Center
Researching? Start Here First...
For the best searches (and the easiest to cite), start with the ELM databases. You can also find links to all of these at: https://elibrarymn.org/
These sites search magazines, journals, newspapers, primary sources, images, video and more for middle and high school students. You can save, email, and print from all of these, but you must cite your sources or you will be plagiarizing.
'Think you want to start with Google? Click here to find out how. (This is more difficult, both to search and to cite.)
If you need to broaden or narrow your search, or need help coming up with search terms go to:
If you have a science, medical or health question:
Need Help Citing Your Sources?
If your question requires taking one side of a discussion or providing a specific point of view:
If you are researching current events:
Newspapers: USA and worldwide
All the news on Google
Web, Live News, Social Media & More
Need quick facts?
Researching a famous person?
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